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Dr. Austina Cho
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Condylomata Acuminata (Definition)

Condyloma acuminata denotes the manifesting skin new growth from the HPV-infected skin. Most of times its appearance coupling with clinical backgrounds brings its diagnosis correctly, but at times the biopsy or excision of the lesion may needed for confirmation. HPV is the abbrev ...Read more


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What is some basic knowledge about condyloma acuminata (hpv virus)?

What is some basic knowledge about condyloma acuminata (hpv virus)?

Viral: This is a very common type of infection that most of us have been exposed to at some point. It's estimated that up to 92% of sexually active adults have some type of hpv infection (there are over 100 subtypes). Condyloma (warts) are caused by hpv type 6 & 11. Transmission is by touch & is basically the same as a wart on any other part of the body. ...Read more

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If hair cannot grow through a genital wart (condyloma acuminata) what could the condition be?

Lymphocele: There are several possible things this could be. I presume this arose quickly. If so I believe this could be a lymphocele, a collection of lymph fluid resulting from a blockage of lymphatic fluid channels. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you define condylomata acuminata?

How do you define condylomata acuminata?

Genital warts: Condylomata acuminita are genital warts (or anal warts). They are caused by the human papilloma virus (hpv). Typically, the strains that cause warts have a low risk of causing cancer. The treatment is the same as for warts in other places: freeze, burn and/or cut them off. Condoms can be helpful but not always effective at prevention as the warts can occur in places not covered by the condom. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is condylomata acuminata?

What sort of disease is condylomata acuminata?

Condiloma acuminata: Basically is genital warts that growed so much that forms sort of plaques. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of condylomata acuminata?

What are the symptoms of condylomata acuminata?

None: There are lesions that do not cause symptoms such as pain, or discomfort. They can grow over time and become unsightly bu do not cause pain. ...Read more

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What things make it more likely to get condylomata acuminata?

What things make it more likely to get condylomata acuminata?

All sex: Even sex with condoms doesn't completely eliminate risk. I have seen many condyloma at the base of the penis, an area not covered by the condom. So, even protected sex can transmit this common viral infection. Also, some hpv types can lead to cervical cancer for women. Getting the hpv vaccine may help prevent certain hpv infections, but not all. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Condylomata acuminata?

What is the definition or description of: Condylomata acuminata?

Here are some...: Condyloma acuminata denotes the manifesting skin new growth from the HPV-infected skin. Most of times its appearance coupling with clinical backgrounds brings its diagnosis correctly, but at times the biopsy or excision of the lesion may needed for confirmation. HPV is the abbrev of human papilloma virus. ...Read more

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I am a nervous wreck. My daughter has condylomata acuminata. Can you tell me about it?

Genital warts: High contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomavirus (hpv). Spread by direct skin-to-skin contact. In females can lead to cervical cancer. Need to see doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Can treat with topicals (podophyllin, imiquimod, veregen), liquid nitrogen, trichloroacetic acid (tca), lasers, electrocautery), . ...Read more

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What is the treatment for condylomata acuminata?

What is the treatment for condylomata acuminata?

Podofilox, Imiquimod: Cryosurgery freezing warts with liqid nitrogen. Surgical excision or electrcautery for large warts. Please remember that they are very highly contageous. Good luck

less than a minute ago. ...Read more

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May I use aldara (imiquimod) creme for condylomata acuminata? Is there any negative consequences?

May I use aldara (imiquimod) creme for condylomata acuminata? Is there any negative consequences?

Aldara (imiquimod) Side Effects: Common side effects of Aldara (imiquimod) include: local inflammatory rxn, application site rxn, headache, influenza-like sx, anorexia, dizziness, pain, chest pain, diarrhea, lymphadenopathy, and dyspepsia.
Serious reactions include: exfoliative dermatitis, erythema multiforme, and urinary retention. ...Read more

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Doctor confirmed I have condylomata acuminata and need to follow up. Will this needed throughout my life?

Genital warts: Condylomata accuminata are genital warts. They are treated in different ways depending on the size and severity of the lesions. They can come and go, so are not necessarily something you will have to deal with on an ongoing basis. See your gyn for recommendations that pertain to your specific situation. ...Read more

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What are condyloma acuminatum?

Genital warts: About 90% of genital warts are caused by 2 specific hpv types (6 and 11) and are the least likely to have cancer-causing potential. Genital warts may go away on their own in about 10-20% of people over a period of 3-4 months. There at a variety of therapies available to help remove and suppress them. They are quite contagious when present. They appear as colliflower type growths or smaller bumps. ...Read more

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Since condyloma acuminatum is not curable, what should I do?

Discuss with GYN Dr.: Your gyn dr. Has likely performed culposcopy (speculum exam of vagina & cervix). Dr. Will know whether and treatment is necessary. Sexual partner/s should be edvised to use a condom to avoid transmission. ...Read more

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What are this two things prurigo nodule and condyloma acuminatum and how does it effect normal life?

What are this two things prurigo nodule and condyloma acuminatum and how does it effect normal life?

2 completely differe: Utterly different things. Each has significant effects. Both are treatable. See a dermatologist. Condyloma is a viral wart std. Prurigo is a nodule caused by compulsive scratching of an intense itch. ...Read more

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My husband has just been told he has prurigo nodule and condyloma acuminatum how with this effect us, normal life, can we kiss dr gave no details?

My husband has just been told he has prurigo nodule and condyloma acuminatum how with this effect us, normal life, can we kiss dr gave no details?

Keep loving him: You already have the same strains of HPV as he does. Keep kissing and doing everything else. These HPV strains are all over; I'm going to assume that one of you was with somebody else before you met and that this isn't a problem. Prurigo nodularis is troublesome but not catching. I'm glad you have each other -- and may you remain happy together for many decades to come. ...Read more

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Are the following conditions the same HPV virus, condyloma acuminatum and warts?

Yes, sorta: There is more than one kind of wart and more than one kind of wart virus. Condyloma accuminata are genital warts and should not be confused with plantar warts or other skin warts. Condyloma are from hpv (human papilloma virus). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of condylomas?

How do I get rid of condylomas?

Several options: Treatment for condyloma must cause destruction of the lesions, so topical medications are used, as are lasers, cautery, excision and freezing. ...Read more

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What is my risk of catching condyloma from my flatmate? We use the same toilet but I try to sanitize it as much as I can

What is my risk of catching condyloma from my flatmate? We use the same toilet but I try to sanitize it as much as I can

Very unlikely: Hi,

you should not be able to contract hpv from your toilet seat. Fyi: there is a vaccine to minimize your risk of getting hpv (from sex) called gardasil. See your gyn if you haven't had it. ...Read more

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What is done to treat condyloma?

Several options: Treatment for condyloma must cause destruction of the lesions, so topical medications are used, as are lasers, cautery, excision and freezing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: condyloma?

Genital Warts: Genital warts (condyloma) are soft fleshy growths that may be rough on the surface. They are sexually transmitted and result from an infection with human papilloma virus (hpv)
they may show up anywhere that contact happens such as vagina, penis, or anus. ...Read more

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My wife has condyloma but I don't have any I see so do I have it?

Probably: Since this virus is transmitted by touch, you more than likely have the viral infection but may not have the actual lesions. Years ago, we would colposcope the penis of men whose sexual partners had condyloma looking for the skin changes of the virus. Probably 60-70% chance that they are there. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate time and how to tell someone that you have condyloma?

Oral Cancers: Mounting evidence suggests causal relationship between hpv and oral cancers. The hpv virus which is responsible for genital warts has recently been implicated (although evidence has been mounting for 1-2 decades) that the same hpv virus (especially subtypes 16&18) are responsible for oral cancers. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from having condyloma removed? Its been almost three weeks no improvements.

How long does it take to heal from having condyloma removed? Its been almost three weeks no improvements.

Try again: Exactly what was used to "remove" them? What, exactly, do you mean by "heal"? To get an answer you must specify the treatment used. Do you have sores or scabs, or do you mean that the warts remain? Are they in or near the vagina, or are they anal? ...Read more

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How can one prevent non-sexual transmission of condyloma?

How can one prevent non-sexual transmission of condyloma?

Condylomata: This viral infection is passed from person to person. Avoiding contact with a person with an active infection is the best preventive measure. For young people, there is a vaccine which is very helpful at preventing this infection. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cervical flat condyloma and cervical intraephitelial neoplasia (cin), or are these the same?

What is the difference between cervical flat condyloma and cervical intraephitelial neoplasia (cin), or are these the same?

Two different diseas: Your gynecologist can explain you the difference. It looks like you have hpv infection which usually causes one or the other condition depending on the type/strain of hpv causing you the infection. You will need follow up done regularly by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My flatmate has condyloma and molluscum contagiosum. Is my risk of catching these diseases high & what should I do to minimize the risk?

If you are not: Intimate with the person, you will not get genital warts. It is also difficult to transmit molluscum unless there is prolonged skin to skin contact. I think your fine. Good luck, have a nice day. ...Read more

Condyloma (Definition)

Genital warts (condyloma) are soft fleshy growths that may be rough on the surface. They are sexually transmitted and result from an infection with human papilloma virus (hpv) they may show up anywhere that contact happens such as ...Read more


Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more